Luminex and DJM Sales & Marketing Announce Sales Alliance
Riverside, CA, December 2, 2003 - Luminex Software, Inc., a leading developer of data distribution, archiving and storage products, and DJM Sales & Marketing, Inc., a sales and marketing consulting firm, today announced a new business partnership through which DJM will provide sales and marketing services for Luminex's Data|WARE family of client server products. Under the agreement, DJM will offer Luminex's Data|WARE Workstation, Data|WARE PowerPress, and Data|WARE PowerPlus Library™ via the SOLUTIONSsite Store, a wholly owned subsidiary of DJM.
"Luminex has a successful history working with the SOLUTIONSsite Store and we are excited to take this relationship to a new level," said Arthur Tolsma, CEO of Luminex. "This alliance offers the best of both worlds to our customers -- Luminex's award-winning Data|WARE product family and DJM's acknowledged dedication to providing quality service to its customers."
"DJM's sales experience within the UNIX environments is an ideal fit for the Data|WARE products," said Deborah Marlor, President of DJM. "We believe that this complementary partnership will bring great success in 2004."
Luminex's Data|WARE family includes optical-based nearline data access, data distribution, data publishing and deep data archive products for the UNIX environment. Data|WARE products provide cost-effective, scalable options for small to large businesses in finance, healthcare, prepress, government and education.
SOLUTIONSsite Store sells products and services through its www.SOLUTIONSsite.com web site supporting the Sun Microsystems technology environment, including Java development software, backup and recovery software, Solaris Ready hardware, printers, peripherals, CD-ROM recording products, graphics cards, and computer accessories. SOLUTIONSsite Store was incorporated in August 2000, and has realized sales growth of 385% to date. SOLUTIONSsite offers an extensive product line from over 140 manufacturers worldwide.
About DJM Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Since 1997, DJM has been providing businesses with valuable outsourced services. From its inception, DJM's goal has been to provide unprecedented marketing and sales services to customers in the technology industry. DJM has worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. DJM and President Deborah Marlor have achieved high recognition in the Boise area, winning the Business Woman of the Year Award, presented by the National Association of Women Business Owners, Boise Area and Southern Idaho Chapter in 2002 and the Top Diversity Owned Business in Idaho Award, presented by Div2000.com in 2002. DJM has been awarded #316 by Inc. Magazine, Top 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the United States in 2003. Deborah also serves as President and Board Member for Entrepreneurial Resources, Inc., the parent company of the Women's Business Center.
About Luminex Software, Inc.
Luminex develops distinctive data storage products that tackle the complex challenges of storing, archiving, distributing and protecting data. Complemented by quality customer service, Luminex's innovative products create real value for their customers. Luminex's Data|WARE product family simplifies CD and DVD creation for small to large businesses in finance, healthcare, prepress, government and education. Luminex's Virtual|BLUE line of parallel channel and ESCON emulators links IBM and plug-compatible mainframes with UNIX and Microsoft systems, resulting in improved operations and economics for large data centers.
Founded in 1994, Luminex is privately held and headquartered in Riverside, California, with additional offices in San Diego, California, and Beaverton, Oregon. Data|WARE and Virtual|BLUE products are available directly from Luminex and through selected partners worldwide. Luminex was named to the 2003 Inc. 500, a ranking of the fastest growing privately held U.S. companies, as well as the 2003 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. For more information about Luminex, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: +1.951.781.4100.
Luminex, Enlightened Storage, Data|WARE, Virtual|BLUE, PowerPress and PowerPlus Library are trademarks of Luminex Software, Inc. and SOLUTIONSsite is a trademark of SolutionsSite, Inc. Other company, brand, or product names are trademarks of their respective owners.
Luminex Software, Inc.
6840 Indiana Avenue, Suite 130
Riverside, CA 92506
Luminex Contact: Kate Donlon
Manager, Marketing & Corporate Communications
Fax: : 503.526.7841
DJM Sales & Marketing, Inc.
DJM: Contact: Deborah Marlor